A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 110 km S of Akureyri, Iceland (68 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 05/01/20 / 2020-01-05 04:32:53 / January 5, 2020 @ 4:32 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.19 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -17.7515 West, latitude 64.7012 North, depth = 8.19 km. The temblor was detected at 04:32:53 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70006uwl. Event ids that are associated: us70006uwl.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 110 km S of Akureyri, Iceland. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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